Abu Dhabis Largest Private Healthcare Provider Speculated to Join Hands with Mediclinic
Stakes of shares in the Abu Dhabi based healthcare provider Al Noor Hospitals has seen numerous changes in terms of administrative control in the past year, prompting speculations that the days of independence of the company could be threatened in the near future.
Contrary to these predictions, the shares of the service provider jumped up 9 per cent when it was heard that it was in talks with the South African company Mediclinic International about a possible tie-up which would create the bigge
Date: Oct 07
Emerging Markets Learning from Americas Healthcare Mistakes
Universal healthcare is going through a phase. The New York Times reported on last Thursday a full-page ad was published by The Rockefeller Foundation, announcing its support for 267 economists from across forty-four countries, who have been voicing that economically-efficient universal health coverage policies should be drafted in no time. The declaration found support from many famous signatories, among whom was Larry Summers the former Treasury Secretary, who also wrote in Financial Times op-
Date: Sep 29
GE Makes US$300 Mn Investment in New Healthcare Technology
Supported by a whopping investment of US$ 300 million, GE Healthcare has developed Sustainable Healthcare Solutions in order to develop health care technology aimed for clinicians, governments, non-government operators, and private operators.
GE reported that the decision will help in developing its health care technology unit worth US$ 18 billion by providing emerging markets with low cost health care technology solutions. The move comes only weeks after GE sold off its earlier health care fi
Date: Sep 24
Accenture Finalizes Agreement to Acquire EHR Consulting Practice
Global management, health IT, and outsourcing firm Accenture has conceded to acquire electronic health records consulting company Sagacious Consultants, according to an announcement by company executives on Wednesday.
This acquisition will allow Accenture to widen its capabilities in order to help clients in the better management of health care efficiency, quality, and costs. Accenture executives said that the company has been aiding health care firms across the globe in rolling out massive ele
Date: Sep 24
Healthcare Reforms in China to Help the Rural Population
There have been many cases in China, wherein, families living in rural areas have not been able to pay for their medical expenditures. This has led to the loss of lives and limited access to healthcare services in rural China. This shows how the market-oriented structure in the Chinese economy over the past couple of decades has led to the inaccessibility to medical aid in rural areas of China. This problem however, is about to undergo a positive change in the near future.
The government of Ch
Date: Sep 21
Internet Giants Aid Innovation for Chinese Healthcare Sector
In China, the major internet companies such as Tencent Holdings Ltd., Alibaba, and Baidu Inc. are partnering with the healthcare sector. The partnership is in pursuit of use of technology that would benefit services in hospitals, pharmacies, and clinics in the healthcare sector in China.
Even though the internet healthcare industry is nascent, it has attracted several internet kings, which are determined to refurbish the sector. The aim is to drive the healthcare sector to be technology and hav
Date: Sep 18
Global Healthcare Companies Advance to Tap Indian Market
For almost two years, Parkway Pantai has been delaying the opening of its 450-bedded hospital in India. The Singapore based medical company’s pursuit to leverage opportunities in one of the fastest growing healthcare markets has been waiting for necessary pursuits.
Parkway, which is a unit of the second largest healthcare group in the world plans to use acquisitions in pursuit for fast expansion in India. The private hospital market in India is estimated to be valued at US$55 bn each year
Date: Sep 11
Marinus Pharma Competed End-of-Phase 2 Meeting with U.S. FDA Successfully
Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc., a U.S.-based biopharma company that develops innovative therapeutics for the treatment of epilepsy and neuropsychiatric diseases has announced the successful completion of the End-of-Phase two meeting with the U.S. FDA on Sep 09th, 2015. The meeting was aimed at obtaining the feedback of the FDA on the clinical as well as non-clinical programs for the registration of ganaxolone that would be used to treat partial onset seizures in adults.
The CEO of Marinus pharmac
Date: Sep 10
Non-surgical Method for Treating Spinal Stenosis Shows Effectiveness
Recent studies have concluded that patients suffering from spinal stenosis experienced effective short term relief, after they received ESI (epidural steroid injections). There have been numerous studies and experiments that have been carried out in order to test the effectiveness of epidural glucocorticoid steroid injections for treating spinal stenosis.
There have been several clinical trials that have been carried out to examine the effectiveness of ESI for treating spinal stenosis. Ho
Date: Sep 07
Pfizer Inc. to Build New Facility in Suzhou, China to Expand CentrumĀ® and CaltrateĀ® Production
In terms of technology Pfizer Inc. announced earlier today that it surpassed all records to register production of consumer products worth $95 million in its manufacturing unit located in the Suzhou province of China. Hence, the company has decided to expand its operations in China and has already acquired a new site at a close proximity of its existing unit in Suzhou site with the aim of augmenting its production capacity in order to satisfy the increasing demand for consumer healthcare product
Date: Jun 16